Charter schools in New York will soon be able to certify their own teachers--a measure the unions are hoping to fight in court.
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October 13, 2017
October 06, 2017
The current system for accrediting schools of education isn't working, argue two former senior U.S. Department of Education officials. They think school districts and philanthropists can help.
September 28, 2017
Educators discussed ways to increase both the diversity and selectivity of the teaching profession at a Center for American Progress event on Thursday.
September 27, 2017
A new program will offer prospective teachers in Arizona a year of free tuition for every year they commit to teaching in the state. But some say a pay raise would go further in filling classrooms.
September 25, 2017
Since 2016, 11 states eased their regulations around teacher license reciprocity, according to a new analysis of regulations from all 50 states.
September 15, 2017
School chiefs from more than a dozen states have compiled a new "playbook" on how to improve teacher preparation, which includes advice for states on reforming teacher licensure, evaluating programs, and using data to follow teacher education graduates.
September 13, 2017
New York will reduce the passing score on the edTPA teacher certification exam.
September 05, 2017
An education professor has launched a no-cost apprenticeship program that she hopes will help combat special education teacher shortages.
August 28, 2017
University of North Carolina in Charlotte has launched a high school for aspiring teachers on its campus.
August 11, 2017
Aspiring teachers in California will now be able to major in education as undergraduates, which an unusual state law there has technically forbidden for more than five decades.